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What HP's buyout of Eucalyptus really means

Why did HP, an OpenStack company, purchase a private cloud AWS clone? Perhaps it’s better to ask why AWS did not

Microsoft plots Dynamics CRM update with an eye on marketing, global expansion

CRM Online will be available in 130 markets by the end of the year, Microsoft says


Google lets Apps users bypass admins and install third-party Marketplace tools

Google risks upsetting Apps admins with this change to the workplace email and collaboration suite

4 ways Docker fundamentally changes application development

How Docker containers streamline development and deployment, encourage best practices, and enable a new breed of micro-services based applications

Cisco acquires OpenStack cloud provider

Privately held Metacloud provides OpenStack-as-a-service for global enterprises

SAP buying Concur for $8.3 billion to boost cloud portfolio

The travel and expense software vendor had reportedly been shopping for a potential buyer

Cloud talent wars move to the executive suite

Red Hat's CTO has moved to Google, and top execs will soon be in as much demand as cloud developers

The feds are putting your tax dollars to work in the cloud

Cloud providers should copy the National Science Foundation's efforts to enable experimentation with cloud architectures, apps

Why Microsoft and Google can never copy Apple's Handoff

Apple's Handoff feature moves tasks seamlessly between mobile and PC, and we may never see anything like it elsewhere

The InfoWorld guide to disaster recovery done right

This comprehensive guide walks you through every step you'll need to take to preserve your data before disaster strikes

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Cloud security: We're asking the wrong questions

The outcry over celebrity nudes blames a new scapegoat -- the cloud -- for our security woes, but underlying causes run deeper

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Microsoft's Delve: The Office 365 spy you just might love

Microsoft's latest addition to Office 365 for business monitors your Office 365 activity to curate content you'll find most useful

Dev and test the Docker way

New Shippable platform, available in both cloud- and self-hosted forms, helps developers prep workflows for Docker

A telco as cloud powerhouse? CenturyLink might pull it off

Telcos have tried and failed to become enterprise cloud juggernauts, but CenturyLink's 'developers first' approach -- and plunge in to Docker -- may give it a shot

DigitalOcean spins up Docker-powered hosting with CoreOS

The Docker-powered CoreOS distribution will make it easier to build scalable cloud apps

Cisco retools UCS server line

New modular and mini versions from Cisco scale from huge deployments down to fewer than 15 servers

As the data center shifts to the cloud, VMware struggles to stay relevant

Virtualization powerhouse belatedly ramps up its cloud offerings, but lags behind both Microsoft and AWS

CoreOS's Rudder steers software-defined networking for Docker

Creator of a Docker-based Linux distribution rolls out its answer to the networking headaches common to Docker containers

Suffering from cloud contention? It's not the cloud's fault

Is your cloud too crowded to meet your required workload responsiveness? Actually, you may have a bad cloud provider

Microsoft Azure makes nice with Google to get a piece of Docker

Microsoft Azure digs deeper into Docker, with visual tool and Kubernetes support for containers

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